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Suns vs Bucks live stream: How to watch NBA Finals Game 4 online

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Suns vs Bucks start time, channel

The Suns vs Bucks live stream will begin at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT / 2 a.m. BST today (July 14).
It will air on ABC and ESPN3, the latter is available on Sling TV, currently on sale down to $10 for the first month.

It's time for the Suns vs Bucks live stream, and tonight will be huge for the Bucks in one way or another. Either Giannis Antetokounmpo's squad will manage to bring itself back from an 0-2 hole to a tied series, or it will sink down to a 1-3 deficit — a single game away from the end of the NBA postseason. 

As for Giannis himself, the Milwaukee star has found motivation. He's told the press that the Suns' modified defense, designed to slow him down, only served to fuel his fire in the previous NBA playoffs live stream

There is an old phrase in sports, “You can’t stop him, you can only hope to contain him.” It’s been echoed on highlight shows for the past few decades and it certainly applies to Giannis Antetokounmpo’s performance Sunday night. The two-time MVP scored 41 points for his second straight 40-plus-point game as he led the Bucks to a 120-100 win in Game 3. Now Milwaukee is in position to even this series at two games apiece before returning to Phoenix.

If the Suns are going to host Game 5 with a chance to clinch the series on their home court, they’ll need their stars to find their rhythm again. Devin Booker is coming off his worst game of the playoffs scoring just 10 points in Sunday night’s loss. For Booker, the game marked just the third time in the last two years he scored 10 or fewer points in a game. Chris Paul had a team-high 19 points in the loss.

The Bucks are trying to make their second comeback from being down 0-2 in this postseason. Milwaukee dropped the first two games in their Eastern Conference Semifinal with the Nets, before taking that series in seven games. That task may be tougher this time around as the Suns haven’t lost back-to-back games since their first round series against the Lakers.

The Bucks host the Suns in Game 4 as 4-point favorites. The over/under is 220.5.

How to avoid Suns vs Bucks blackouts with a VPN

If you've had to leave your own "bubble" -- and you can't watch Suns vs Bucks live streams on cable, you're not out of luck. With a virtual private network, or VPN, you can appear to be surfing the web from your home town (or somewhere that blackouts won't hit), and access the same streaming services you already paid for. 

Not sure which VPN is right for you? We've tested many different services and our pick for the best VPN overall is ExpressVPN. It offers superb speeds and excellent customer service. But you've got other VPN options as well. Here are our top picks.

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We think speed, security and simplicity make ExpressVPN second to none. During our tests, we saw fast connection times, and we're impressed by the service's ability to access more than 3,000 services spread out across 160 locations in 94 countries. 

Suns vs Bucks live streams in the US

Suns vs Bucks live streams in the US

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In the U.S. Suns vs Bucks airs on ABC and ESPN3, tipping off at 9 p.m. ET today (July 14).

If you've already cut the cord and don't have a cable package, you'll be able to get this game on YouTube TV, Hulu with Live TV, Sling TV and FuboTV. Yes, even though Sling doesn't have ABC, it does have ESPN's simulcast. We recommend you go with Sling, one of the best streaming services, even though it doesn't have ABC (though you can get it with one of the best TV antennas) as ABC's playoff games will be simulcast on ESPN3.

ESPN and TNT are both included in the Sling Orange package, which costs $35. Sling will be a perfect place to watch all of the NBA playoffs, as Sling Orange gets you TNT, ESPN, ESPN3, and its Sports Extra pack gets you NBA TV.

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Sling TV: You can get ESPN and TNT in the Sling Orange package. The 30-plus channels in the lineup include AMC, CNN, Food Network, AMC, Comedy Central, HGTV and many more.

Suns vs Bucks live streams in the UK

Suns vs Bucks live streams in the UK

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Now that the NBA playoffs are in the home stretch,  Sky Sports has it all. Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Arena both have the Suns vs Bucks live stream, which airs at — gulp — 1:45 a.m. BST. 

NBA League Pass is also available in the U.K., as an alternative.

Suns vs Bucks live streams in Canada

Suns vs Bucks live streams in Canada

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Hoops fans in Canada just need TSN for the Suns vs Bucks live stream, the game is on TSN1.

NBA League Pass is also available in Canada.

Marc Farzetta

Marc is a contributing sportswriter at Tom’s Guide covering the NFL, NBA and MLB as well as various other leagues. He is a graduate of Temple University where he studied Broadcasting and Journalism. Marc’s previous stops include the Trenton Times and NBC Sports Philadelphia. He also worked on the production crew of NBC Sunday Night Football for 11 seasons. When not working, Marc is probably sipping his next espresso to get him ready for more work.